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1 posted on 04/05/2011 5:06:40 AM PDT by ShadowAce
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2 posted on 04/05/2011 5:07:31 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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This guy sounds exactly like someone who doesn’t know what he’s talking about.


6 posted on 04/05/2011 5:20:50 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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I am not happy at all with 4. The performance is far worse than previous and it is buggy. Caret browsing, for example, keeps toggling keeping me from being able to use pg up and pg down when browsing (among other things). I have caught myself going back to IE.


8 posted on 04/05/2011 5:27:38 AM PDT by mnehring
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I loaded it a month ago and have not had even one problem.


13 posted on 04/05/2011 5:39:24 AM PDT by DManA
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I went to 4 last week from 3.6 and have been quite happy with it. The old version had become buggy and was crashing. I haven’t had any problems at all with 4. I like Firefox for the addons that keep out the junk. Haven’t tried Chrome.


14 posted on 04/05/2011 5:40:11 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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All I want is a browser that allows me click one button to immediately stop flash just for that browser window alone, and not affect the rest of my browsing. I’m sure the code to do this exists.


23 posted on 04/05/2011 5:54:16 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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Using FF4 and the only complaint I have is they revered the "open in New Window" and "Open in New Tab position in the drop down box.

I keep opening things in new windows when I meant to open them in a tab.

26 posted on 04/05/2011 6:00:24 AM PDT by CharacterCounts (November 4, 2008 - the day America drank the Kool-Aid)
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Have yet to have a problem with Firefox 4, which I am using now.


28 posted on 04/05/2011 6:05:40 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("It's hard to take the president seriously." - Jim DeMint)
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My experience with Firefox 4 has been OK; although I continually get a message to update to 4; and firefox update failed click here to upgrade to 4. Also when I close out my last window for the day; firefox crashes. Also some of my addons before the upgrade to 4; disappeared and will not download.


33 posted on 04/05/2011 6:12:56 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again for our justification)
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I don’t trust Google enough to install their junk on my computers.


35 posted on 04/05/2011 6:27:30 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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I will not under any circumstances embrace Google in any of its manifestations.


36 posted on 04/05/2011 6:28:28 AM PDT by Ge0ffrey
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I'm currently running FF4 on three machines - two with Windows 7 and one on XP. I have found it considerably faster than FF 3.6.13 or whatever the last iteration was. In particular, page loads and transitions are noticeably quicker.

I also enjoy being able to use three add-ons in particular: NoScript prevents unauthorized code from running on any page you visit without your express approval. It will quickly make you aware of how much crap goes on behind the scenes - and how much of that is unneeded/undesired. I also like IE Tab Plus, which allows you to toggle the rendering engine for any page between Firefox and Internet Explorer. Finally, there is Xinha Here! - a nice, neat little WYSIWYG html editor - very useful for formatting complex posts on FR, for example.

39 posted on 04/05/2011 6:33:52 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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No problems with FF4 (on Linux Mint 10) yet. I do wish the very handy zoom function came with a ‘reset to normal size’ button, though. ‘Control zero’ does the job, but a button would be better.

I had a lot of trouble with FF3.6 crashing and eventually went back to FF3.1. It turned out the real problem was a bad RAM address that 3.6 accessed but 3.1 didn’t, as I discovered when I upgraded my RAM. People having problems with frequent crashes of any FF edition might want to think about new RAM.


42 posted on 04/05/2011 6:45:37 AM PDT by Grut
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The qualify of this release is not high despite the long "beta" period.

"New features" are just gimmicks. The new architecture to isolate the pestilence that is Flash is unsuccessful and unstable particularly on Macs.

Firefox's best days are behind it. Fortunately there are alternatives.

43 posted on 04/05/2011 6:52:01 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama will be president until Fri, Jan 20, 2017.)
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bump


44 posted on 04/05/2011 6:52:32 AM PDT by PogySailor (The ruling class will not go down easily. And neither will their paid hacks.)
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If it's so terrible why is beating the pants off of IE.


http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp

I use FF4 and have had no problems with it.


46 posted on 04/05/2011 7:07:27 AM PDT by fulltlt
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I refuse to use Chrome. You might as well use a browser put out by Organizing for America. You can be sure every single thing you do on Chrome is recorded and sent to the NSA and Obama Campaign.


49 posted on 04/05/2011 7:23:39 AM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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I'm not a technical user but I started using Firefox 4.0 a couple of weeks ago and it has been 5-10 times faster than 3.xx.xx.

I don't know how it compares to Chrome???, because until now I didn't know there was browser named Chrome.

For how I use it, Firefox is fine, if it doesn't work for any one else, switch to what ever does, after all, it's not cost that will hold you back.

50 posted on 04/05/2011 7:26:16 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages.)
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I still find it unbelievable that the Techies at Mozilla were unable to fix the so-called ‘Java Bug’ for months. I finally had to drop Firefox until it was finally fixed in 4.0


57 posted on 04/05/2011 8:38:38 AM PDT by Larry381 (Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare)
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Chrome really mucks up my computer. It runs duplicate processes, uses more and more processing time, and eventually freezes the whole thing.

I’m not totally happy with Firefox, but I love my addons.


59 posted on 04/05/2011 8:44:45 AM PDT by Politicalmom ("We are an 'entitlement' society and we need to move towards being an 'empowerment' society"-H. Cain)
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